Blog Posts - Teaching Kids About Money



Helping Your Kids Financially May Actually Be Harmful

Our kids are our world. We want to do whatever we can to help them and see them succeed, but sometimes, parents can overdo it. An online poll discovered that practically 60 percent of parents provide their adult children who are no longer in school f...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jun 21, 2016

Not teaching children about money…is child abuse!

Imagine living in a house with electricity and plumbing but no one every showed you how to plug something in or turn on the faucet. You are living in the dark, have no running water to drink, cook with or clean with and you have no idea how to change...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Jan 24, 2016

Financial Education for Kids Part 8: Raising Pinoy Boys (and Girls)

Note: This is part 8 of a series on Financial Education for Kids. You may access previous articles through these links: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4: Summer Activities for 2013, Part 5: Getting Used to a Simple Lifestyle, Part 6: Have a Role...

Your Child Could Be Heading Toward Financial Failure If…

By Gregg Murset If you haven’t heard the famous stand-up comedy routine of Jeff Foxworthy I would suggest taking a few minutes to pull some one-liners up on the Internet before reading the rest of this piece. Foxworthy has worked extremely hard...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Mar 28, 2014

Financial Education for Kids Part VII: Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids

Since we don’t have a TV at home (by choice), my son and I spend time together watching YouTube videos, and we love watching cartoons. But what if there were cartoons that can help with teaching kids about money, saving and investing, personal...

Teaching Kids About Money: A Call to Action

If you take a look at that picture at the top of the post, you’ll see three of the most important people in my life. They mean everything to me, and as any parent can tell you, they feel the same way about their kids. As a parent, on one level, you...
by Frugal Rules on Aug 19, 2013

The Richest Man In Babylon

‘The Richest Man In Babylon’  is a book by George Samuel Clason,first published in 1926, which teaches simple lessons in financial wisdom through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. The book is well deserving of it...
by Wealthymatters on Dec 24, 2012

What lifestyle do you want (to support)?

Everywhere we turn these days, we hear and read about others who have figured out, and want to share, the secrets to creating our dream lifestyles, live the way we want to live and so on. There are books and seminars galore promising to share these s...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Apr 12, 2012

Your Teen’s Habits with Money Have Everything to Do with How They Think about Money

Guest Blog By Jill Suskind. Since we expose our Camp Millionaire campers to the principle, “Your thoughts, beliefs and attitudes determine your wealth potential”, I thought Jill’s article was a great fit. As an adult, financial beli...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Mar 22, 2012

Ultimate Allowance Questions from Dad

Because I constantly check in with the folks who purchase The Ultimate Allowance, I frequently get questions in my email box about little things (which are always big things:-). Usually they are simple but here are a few I thought … Continue re...

Ultimate Allowance Questions from Dad

Because I constantly check in with the folks who purchase The Ultimate Allowance, I frequently get questions in my email box about little things (which are always big things:-). Usually they are simple but here are a few I thought I’d share fro...

Changing the Paradigm of Financial Literacy

For decades, if not longer, parents have believed that the only way for their children to do well in life was to get a college degree and then get a nice steady job so they could save up and retire … Continue reading →...

Changing the Paradigm of Financial Literacy

For decades, if not longer, parents have believed that the only way for their children to do well in life was to get a college degree and then get a nice steady job so they could save up and retire when it was time. This belief continues, even though...

Spending YOUR Money, Not Theirs

Many of you may have already noticed that when you offer to buy something for your child, he or she is usually eager to let you do it. Often this eagerness has little to do with how much the child … Continue reading →...

Spending YOUR Money, Not Theirs

Many of you may have already noticed that when you offer to buy something for your child, he or she is usually eager to let you do it. Often this eagerness has little to do with how much the child actually wants the thing you’re offering to buy. He...


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